Senior Underwriter

Job Title: Senior Underwriter
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Zürich, Switzerland
Salary: Negotiable
REF: 41664_1569482304
Contact Name: naomi roe
Contact Email:
Job Published: 8 months ago

Job Description

My client is a leading reinsurance company based in Zurich who is looking for a Senior Underwriter to join a global team. The company prides itself on its open-minded culture and dynamic working environment, offering excellent opportunities for career progression. It values its Senior Underwriters for their strong technical knowledge and their ability to create positive brand awareness and contribute to all aspects of programs.

Your responsibilities include:

  • Reviewing submissions to determine risk in line with internal guidelines and standards
  • Analysing and reviewing underwriting practices and procedures
  • Keeping up-to-date with the latest issues, trends and regulations in different countries
  • Building and maintaining excellent working relationships with clients and brokers
  • Contributing to the development of the European portfolio
  • Supporting global underwriting projects
  • Travelling throughout Europe

Your profile:

  • University education
  • At least 5 years of experience in underwriting/insurance
  • Good team-player with the ability to communicate with different people both internally and externally
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines
  • Strong marketing skills
  • Willingness to travel frequently
  • Must be multilingual and negotiation fluent in at least two languages (English/German/Italian/Spanish)